What Happened on June 13, 1971

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "The New York Times" begins publishing excerpts from the Pentagon Papers, classified documents on the long history of the U.S. in Vietnam

Sport awardGolf Major

17th LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • In defiance of a government ban, members of the Orange Order march through the mainly Catholic town of Dungiven, County Londonderry, causing a riot

Famous Birthdays

  • Broderick nonuplets, Sydney Australia
  • David Mendenhall, actor (Over the Top, Space Raiders, Witchfire)
  • Lauri Marie Gapp, Miss USA-North Dakota (1997)